Reminiscing…

I’ve been cleaning out my house a lot recently. I’ve discovered the easiest way to keep baby safe, and to have a clean house, is to just get rid of as much as I possibly can. Plus, I really crave a no-clutter look. I didn’t use to be like this, but now I can’t stand […]

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Vintage, the Horse Model

Vintage has been retired so long, I’ve forgotten if I even chronicled her lameness. Basically, it all started many years ago when she jumped out of her stall window. She hurt her fetlock, and long story short, she went to the vet clinic, got a total evaluation, and injections made her sound. Long story short, […]

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Childhood Horse Photos Part 2

I wasn’t thinking there was going to be a part 2… but then my mom sent me a whole bunch of photos! Awesome!  Part 1 was basically my western years… I started out riding hunt seat, but I changed to western, and I think the casual influence of that rubbed off on me a bit. […]

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Childhood Horse Photo Album

My mom recently made me come get a bunch of stuff from her house. Stuff that I’ve left there basically since I left home 11(?) years ago. I suggested she just throw it all in the trash, and asked if I could throw it in her trash, but she told me I can throw it […]

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To Breed, or Not to Breed

With the feeling of spring upon us, I, like many mare owners, have the temptation to do something a little naughty. Not everyone likes appaloosas. I’m sure there’s some of you looking at Vintage and thinking of appaloosa¬†spawn… It’s not my fault she always looks like she wants to destroy whoever she sees. I don’t […]

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Local Explorations

My truck is still not usable to pull my trailer, so I’m still grounded at home. I don’t know how anyone can manage without having a trailer because these last two months have been very frustrating. I really wanted to go trail riding, but since I have no trailer, and no trails, I decided to […]

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Experiment: TTouch Face Evaluation on Vintage

Many years ago, when I was a wee child, I had no horse, and therefore, I devored every horse book I could find. One of them was Getting in TTouch: Understand and Influence Your Horse’s Personality. I loved it. It talked about interpreting your horse’s personality based on appearance, and ways to influence your horse’s […]

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Vintage Bouncing Back

After spending a small fortune on getting Vintage evaluated/treated, I was worried that it would basically do nothing, and I’d have to spend even more money to re-evaluate the issue. They weren’t 100% sure what the issue was to began with, so it was kind of a “This looks like it might cause the issue, […]

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A Case of Mystery Lameness

Back in December, I mentioned that Vintage had jumped out her stall window when I took the other horses off the property. She had some stall rest, she got a general lameness check by the vet, and she was declared pasture sound, but not sound for riding, although she was improving. It’s possible if I […]

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